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Series at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica

Fri, Feb 17, 2012 - Sat, Feb 25, 2012

Oscar hype reaches a fever pitch this month as we close in on the 84th Academy Awards presentation on February 26. We're excited to present our yearly staples - the Oscar-Nominated Shorts program, KPCC 89.3 FM’s "FilmWeek" Oscar Preview, and free-admission panel discussions with the Oscar-Nominated Editors and Oscar-Nominated Art Directors. Check back for more events to be added!


Sat, Feb 11, 2012 - Thu, Feb 16, 2012

Join us Valentine's Day weekend for films both classic and contemporary that celebrate amour in its many forms, including Charlie Chaplin’s CITY LIGHTS and A WOMAN OF PARIS, GONE WITH THE WIND, BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S, HIS GIRL FRIDAY, IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT and THE GRADUATE.


Thu, Jan 26, 2012 - Wed, Feb 29, 2012

Studio Ghibli, founded in Tokyo in 1985 by animation directors Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata, is one of the most successful and well-respected animation studios in the world. Cultivating a creative force of talented directors, animators and storytellers under the revered brilliance of Miyazaki and Takahata, Studio Ghibli's films have been praised for their originality, dazzling animation and epic storytelling. Join us for this retrospective of these dazzling animated titles on the big screen!


Thu, Jan 19, 2012 - Sun, Jan 22, 2012

A retrospective of the work of Spanish surrealist filmmaker Luis Buñuel who made his first mark in the world of film in 1929 with the electrifying short "Un Chien Andalou" featuring dream logic and sudden-impact images, the likes of which no one had seen before.


Filmmakers In Person!

Mon, Jan 9, 2012 - Sat, Jan 14, 2012

We’re thrilled to host this series of screenings devoted to the films and filmmakers nominated for a Golden Globe in the Best Foreign-Language Film category. The five films spotlighted are Yimou Zhang’s THE FLOWERS OF WAR, Angelina Jolie’s IN THE LAND OF BLOOD AND HONEY, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne’s KID WITH A BIKE, Asghar Farhadi’s A SEPARATION and Pedro Almodóvar’s THE SKIN I LIVE IN. The series culminates with a panel discussion with the directors at the Egyptian on the Saturday before the Golden Globes Award ceremony.


Wed, Dec 28, 2011 - Thu, Jan 5, 2012

This New Year's season, join us for another full score of mirth-making classics from the days when Hollywood knew the comedic power of mile-a-minute dialogue and riotous sight gags! Films iinclude SULLIVAN’S TRAVELS, MY MAN GODFREY, HORSE FEATHERS, NINOTCHKA, and THE LADY EVE and feature the Marx Bros., Katharine Hepburn, Gary Cooper, William Powell, Carole Lombard, Henry Fonda, Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, and more!